BlackRock MuniVest Fund Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)

$9.59 -0.02 (-0.21 %)
(As of 01/19/2018 04:03 AM ET)
Previous Close$9.61
Today's Range$9.58 - $9.62
52-Week Range$9.34 - $10.11
Volume133,800 shs
Average Volume107,675 shs
Market Capitalization$622.40 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.76%

About BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)

BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust's investment objective is to provide shareholders with as high a level of current income exempt from federal income taxes as is consistent with its investment policies and prudent investment management. It seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of an aggregate of the Trust's net assets and the proceeds of any borrowing for investment purposes, in municipal obligations exempt from federal income taxes. The Trust invests in long-term municipal obligations rated investment grade at the time of investment and in long term municipal obligations with maturities of over 10 years at the time of investment. It may invest up to 20% of its total assets in securities rated below investment grade at the time of purchase. It may invest directly in such securities or synthetically through the use of derivatives. Its investment advisor is BlackRock Advisors, LLC.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Closed End Funds


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A


Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A


Trailing EPSN/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A


Outstanding Shares64,740,000

BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock symbol?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)AMERICAN under the ticker symbol "MVF."

How often does BlackRock MuniVest Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BlackRock MuniVest Fund?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund announced a monthly dividend on Wednesday, January 3rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.046 per share on Thursday, February 1st. This represents a $0.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 12th. View BlackRock MuniVest Fund's Dividend History.

Are investors shorting BlackRock MuniVest Fund?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund saw a drop in short interest in the month of December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totalling 165,214 shares, a drop of 26.3% from the November 30th total of 224,168 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 112,841 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.5 days. Approximately 0.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short.

Who are some of BlackRock MuniVest Fund's key competitors?

Who are BlackRock MuniVest Fund's key executives?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Richard E. Cavanagh, Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees (Age 71)
  • John M. Perlowski, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director/Trustee (Age 53)
  • Karen P. Robards, Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees (Age 67)
  • Neal J. Andrews, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51)
  • Charles Park J.D., Chief Compliance Officer (Age 50)
  • Jonathan Diorio, Vice President (Age 37)
  • Jay M. Fife, Treasurer (Age 47)
  • Janey Ahn, Secretary (Age 42)
  • Michael J. Castellano, Independent Trustee (Age 71)
  • Cynthia L. Egan, Independent Trustee (Age 62)

How do I buy BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock?

Shares of BlackRock MuniVest Fund can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock price today?

One share of BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.59.

How big of a company is BlackRock MuniVest Fund?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund has a market capitalization of $622.40 million.

How can I contact BlackRock MuniVest Fund?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund's mailing address is 100 Bellevue Pkwy, WILMINGTON, DE 19809-3700, United States. The investment management company can be reached via phone at +1-800-8820052.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (MVF)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  46 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  47 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  93
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BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF) Dividend Information

Next Dividend:2/1/2018
Annual Dividend:$0.56
Dividend Yield:5.84%
Payout Ratio:
Dividend Payments by Quarter for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)

BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN MVF) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)

BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN MVF) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
1/25/2017Phillip SoccioInsiderBuy200$9.80$1,960.002,425View SEC Filing  
10/14/2016Phillip SoccioInsiderBuy250$9.95$2,487.502,193View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Theodore R Jaeckel JrPortfolio ManagerSell912$10.78$9,831.363,581View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016Theodore R Jaeckel JrPortfolio ManagerSell588$10.78$6,338.644,493View SEC Filing  
3/24/2016Theodore R Jaeckel JrPortfolio ManagerSell1,500$10.69$16,035.005,081View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Theodore R Jaeckel JrPortfolio ManagerSell1,160$10.58$12,272.806,533View SEC Filing  
4/23/2014Peter HayesInsiderBuy3,000$9.64$28,920.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Theodore R Jaeckel JrPortfolio ManagerBuy2,000$10.10$20,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN MVF) News Headlines

BlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. (MVF) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.05BlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. (MVF) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.05 - January 3 at 6:54 PM
Short Interest in BlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. (MVF) Declines By 26.3%Short Interest in BlackRock MuniVest Fund Inc. (MVF) Declines By 26.3% - December 28 at 2:09 AM
BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc. Announces Special Dividend of $0.00 (MVF)BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc. Announces Special Dividend of $0.00 (MVF) - December 4 at 6:56 PM
BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc. (MVF) Sees Large Increase in Short InterestBlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc. (MVF) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest - November 27 at 8:24 PM

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